Graduate

Admission

Apply online for graduate admission through the Indiana University Office of Admissions.

How to Apply

Application procedures differ for those who are not citizens of the United States and/or those who have had their previous schooling outside of the United States. International applicants should visit the International Students page for information about requirements and procedures.  

  1. Apply online. The online application requires completion of an "educational objectives" section: ◦Select "Public Health-Bloomington MS" or "Public Health-Bloomington MPH" for master's degree program admission.  Select "Public Health-Bloomington PhD" for doctoral program admission.
  2. Submit official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work taken at institutions other than Indiana University.
  3. Submit application recommendation forms or letters from three references with sufficient knowledge of the applicant's abilities to make informed judgments about the applicant's ability to succeed in a graduate degree program.
  4. Graduate Record Examination scores (aptitude portion only) must be submitted by all applicants to School of Public Health-Bloomington graduate programs with one exception. United States citizens with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale are not required to submit GRE scores when applying for the following master's degree emphases:
    • behavioral, social, and community health
    • biostatistics
    • environmental health
    • epidemiology
    • health promotion
    • human development and family studies
    • public health administration
    • safety management
    • school and college health education
  5. International applicants whose native language is not English must submit TOEFL scores. A minimum TOEFL score of 550 on the paper-based test, or 213 on the computer-based test, or 80 on the Internet-based test is required for admission to all graduate degree programs 
Required supplemental application items that must be mailed, such as transcripts and paper versions of recommendation forms should be sent to:

Records Office
School of Public Health-Bloomington
Indiana University
Suite 115
1025 E. Seventh Street
Bloomington, IN 47405

For additional information about graduate programs in a specific department, see:

Affirmative Action and Disability Services

Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution. Students who may need disability support services should visit the Office of Disability Services for Students Web site or phone (812) 855-7578 or TTY: (812) 856-2264.